Geography (Affiliated Independent Private) Tutor
Ms Michelle Wong has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), in which she majored in Geography and English Chinese Translation, from the University of Hong Kong (HKU). She specialised in Human Geography and Sustainable Development. Michelle joined IST in November 2009 as a Geography Tutor and Scheduling Officer, and is now the Vice Principal. Michelle also manages the educational consultancy, providing advice to students applying to top boarding schools in the UK, like Queen Ethelburga’s College, Concord College, and Cardiff Sixth Form College.
The students that Michelle has tutored have achieved excellent results, in topics ranging from glacial landscapes and ecosystems to a student of St Swithun’s School at GCSE level; migration and globalization to an AQA GCSE student at Blundell’s School; UK populations and industry to a students from German Swiss International School (GSIS), Canadian International School (CDNIS) and Victoria Shanghai Academy at IB Higher Level; and River and Plate tectonics to the students from Headington School Oxford. More recently, Michelle has tutored population change, development gap, and changing urban and rural environments to GCSE students from Badminton School and Cheltenham Ladies College. To an AQA GCSE student from Epsom College, Michelle tutored weather and climate. To CIE IGCSE students from YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College and Oundle School, Michelle tutored how to use graphical and cartographical skills to discuss the effects of cultural, economic, physical, political, and social environments on landscapes. Michelle has tutored the natural environment and the human environment to Edexcel IGCSE students who attend Harrow International School HK, KGV, and DGS (Diocesan Girls School). To AQA GCE AS/A2 students from Headington School and Oratory School, Michelle tutored contemporary geographical issues such as plate tectonics and associated hazards, and world cities. Ms Wong has also helped many GSIS students with Geo prep for their Winchester College Entrance Exams.